SOURCE: H & R Block

April 10, 2009 16:00 ET

H&R Block Announces Appointment of Wells Fargo as Stock Transfer Agent

KANSAS CITY, MO--(Marketwire - April 10, 2009) - H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE: HRB) today announced the appointment of Wells Fargo Bank, National Association ("Wells Fargo") as its new Transfer Agent, Registrar, Dividend Disbursing Agent and Administrator of the H&R Block Dividend Reinvestment Plan, effective April 13, 2009.

On April 13, 2009, H&R Block shareholders' stock information will automatically transfer to Wells Fargo. If shareholders have general questions about their accounts, need to make an address change or have other account issues, they may contact Wells Fargo by phone at (888) 213-0968 or (651) 450-4064, or by mail at the addresses below. Shareholders will be mailed a letter on April 10 that contains additional details, including how to access account information online.

Wells Fargo Shareowner Services    or   Wells Fargo Shareowner Services
P.O. Box 64874                          161 N. Concord Exchange
St. Paul, MN  55164-0874                South St. Paul, MN  55075-1139

Inquiries regarding 1099 tax information for 2008 should be directed to H&R Block's prior transfer agent, BNY Mellon Shareowner Services, at (888) 213-0965.

About H&R Block

H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE: HRB) is the world's preeminent tax services provider, having served more than 400 million clients since 1955 and generating annual revenues of $4.1 billion in fiscal year 2008. H&R Block provides income tax return preparation and related services and products via a nationwide network of approximately 13,000 Company-owned and franchised offices and through TaxCut® online and software solutions. The Company also provides business services through RSM McGladrey. For more information visit our Online Press Center at www.hrblock.com.

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